The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 486 523 570
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +47
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 149 153 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.36% 0.35% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.40% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 113 100 74
Median salary £62,500 £65,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £52,250 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,000 £80,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -13.63%
Security Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36654 38395 42591
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 89.46% 87.45% 86.94%
Number of salaries quoted 31639 32144 35358
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing Security Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in London

Security Testing
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Testing across the London region.

Security Testing Salary Trend in London

Security Testing
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Testing across the London region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in London

Security Testing
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the London region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +22 30 £58,750 -9.61% 5
Canary Wharf - 1 £102,500 -
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT jobs citing Security Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 127 (43.05%) Information Security
2 116 (39.32%) Penetration Testing
3 79 (26.78%) OWASP
4 74 (25.08%) Finance
5 71 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
5 71 (24.07%) Java
6 69 (23.39%) QA
7 68 (23.05%) CISSP
8 66 (22.37%) Cybersecurity
9 64 (21.69%) Windows
10 62 (21.02%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 59 (20.00%) Firewall
11 59 (20.00%) SDLC
12 57 (19.32%) Linux
12 57 (19.32%) C#
13 55 (18.64%) Risk Management
14 52 (17.63%) Management Information System
15 50 (16.95%) SQL
16 44 (14.92%) Network Security
17 43 (14.58%) TCP/IP
17 43 (14.58%) Microsoft
17 43 (14.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 42 (14.24%) .NET
19 41 (13.90%) C
19 41 (13.90%) Ethical Hacking
20 40 (13.56%) Security Cleared
20 40 (13.56%) CHECK Team Leader
20 40 (13.56%) CREST Certified
21 39 (13.22%) C++
22 38 (12.88%) CISM

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (2.71%) MS Exchange
2 5 (1.69%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.36%) IIS
3 4 (1.36%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.34%) Apache
4 1 (0.34%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.34%) CMS
4 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (3.39%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.71%) SaaS
2 6 (2.03%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.36%) Office 365
4 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.34%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (20.00%) Firewall
2 44 (14.92%) Network Security
3 43 (14.58%) TCP/IP
4 29 (9.83%) Wireless
5 28 (9.49%) WAN
6 24 (8.14%) LAN
7 21 (7.12%) HTTP
8 15 (5.08%) Internet
9 11 (3.73%) Intrusion Detection
10 8 (2.71%) DNS
11 5 (1.69%) SAN
12 4 (1.36%) BGP
12 4 (1.36%) iSCSI
12 4 (1.36%) MPLS
12 4 (1.36%) VoIP
12 4 (1.36%) VPLS
13 2 (0.68%) Intranet
13 2 (0.68%) Wireless Security
14 1 (0.34%) HTTPS
14 1 (0.34%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.42%) Relational Database
2 14 (4.75%) RDBMS
3 10 (3.39%) SQL Server
4 9 (3.05%) Big Data
4 9 (3.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (3.05%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.36%) MarkLogic
5 4 (1.36%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.68%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.34%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 37 (12.54%) Burp Suite
2 33 (11.19%) Metasploit
3 32 (10.85%) Selenium
4 25 (8.47%) Cucumber
5 24 (8.14%) Jenkins
6 23 (7.80%) JMeter
7 20 (6.78%) Git (software)
7 20 (6.78%) JIRA
8 18 (6.10%) Appium
9 17 (5.76%) WebDriver
10 16 (5.42%) Paros
10 16 (5.42%) sqlmap
11 14 (4.75%) WATIR
12 13 (4.41%) Gerrit
12 13 (4.41%) Mercurial
12 13 (4.41%) SoapUI
12 13 (4.41%) Visual Studio
13 11 (3.73%) AppScan
14 9 (3.05%) IntelliJ
14 9 (3.05%) LoadRunner
General
1 74 (25.08%) Finance
2 31 (10.51%) Banking
3 16 (5.42%) Financial Institution
4 8 (2.71%) Legal
4 8 (2.71%) Retail
5 4 (1.36%) Brand Awareness
5 4 (1.36%) Electronics
5 4 (1.36%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.36%) Marketing
5 4 (1.36%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.02%) Law
7 2 (0.68%) Games
7 2 (0.68%) Publishing
7 2 (0.68%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.34%) Back Office
8 1 (0.34%) Hebrew Language
8 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 91 (30.85%) Tester
2 77 (26.10%) Penetration Tester
3 61 (20.68%) Analyst
4 34 (11.53%) Security Analyst
5 33 (11.19%) Architect
6 31 (10.51%) Security Architect
7 30 (10.17%) Security Specialist
8 28 (9.49%) Information Analyst
8 28 (9.49%) Information Security Analyst
9 27 (9.15%) Security Engineer
10 26 (8.81%) Consultant
11 24 (8.14%) Application Security Specialist
11 24 (8.14%) Applications Specialist
12 21 (7.12%) Security Consultant
12 21 (7.12%) Security Tester
13 20 (6.78%) Security Penetration Tester
14 19 (6.44%) Team Leader
15 18 (6.10%) Senior Penetration Tester
15 18 (6.10%) Senior Tester
16 17 (5.76%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (14.24%) .NET
2 23 (7.80%) Web Services
3 14 (4.75%) ASP.NET
3 14 (4.75%) REST
4 11 (3.73%) Ajax
4 11 (3.73%) Spring
4 11 (3.73%) Struts
5 10 (3.39%) XML
6 8 (2.71%) HTML
6 8 (2.71%) SOAP
7 7 (2.37%) HTML5
8 6 (2.03%) CSS
9 5 (1.69%) .NET Framework
9 5 (1.69%) JSON
10 4 (1.36%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (1.36%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 4 (1.36%) Flash
10 4 (1.36%) Gherkin
10 4 (1.36%) Ruby on Rails
10 4 (1.36%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 52 (17.63%) Management Information System
2 38 (12.88%) Mobile App
3 24 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (6.78%) Computer Science
5 16 (5.42%) Blackberry
6 13 (4.41%) CESG
7 10 (3.39%) Data Centre
8 8 (2.71%) BYOD
9 7 (2.37%) Fintech
10 6 (2.03%) Cyber Attack
11 5 (1.69%) Cryptography
11 5 (1.69%) Cyberthreat
11 5 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (1.36%) Client/Server
12 4 (1.36%) Clustering
12 4 (1.36%) Social Media
13 3 (1.02%) Data Protection Act
13 3 (1.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 3 (1.02%) EPoS
13 3 (1.02%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 64 (21.69%) Windows
2 57 (19.32%) Linux
3 27 (9.15%) Kali Linux
4 24 (8.14%) Unix
5 22 (7.46%) Android
5 22 (7.46%) Apple iOS
6 12 (4.07%) Solaris
7 8 (2.71%) Windows Server
8 4 (1.36%) Mac OS X
8 4 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.36%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.36%) Windows 8
8 4 (1.36%) Windows Phone
8 4 (1.36%) Windows Vista
8 4 (1.36%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.34%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (43.05%) Information Security
2 116 (39.32%) Penetration Testing
3 79 (26.78%) OWASP
4 71 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
5 66 (22.37%) Cybersecurity
6 62 (21.02%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 59 (20.00%) SDLC
8 55 (18.64%) Risk Management
9 41 (13.90%) Ethical Hacking
10 35 (11.86%) Security Architecture
11 27 (9.15%) Stakeholder Management
12 26 (8.81%) BDD
12 26 (8.81%) Secure Coding
13 25 (8.47%) E-Commerce
14 24 (8.14%) Scrum
15 22 (7.46%) Automated Testing
15 22 (7.46%) Continuous Integration
15 22 (7.46%) Test Automation
16 21 (7.12%) Time Management
17 20 (6.78%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 71 (24.07%) Java
2 57 (19.32%) C#
3 50 (16.95%) SQL
4 41 (13.90%) C
5 39 (13.22%) C++
6 35 (11.86%) Ruby
7 32 (10.85%) Python
8 21 (7.12%) PHP
9 18 (6.10%) Perl
10 16 (5.42%) JavaScript
11 14 (4.75%) PowerShell
12 7 (2.37%) Bash Shell
12 7 (2.37%) VB.NET
13 6 (2.03%) VB
14 5 (1.69%) Shell Script
15 4 (1.36%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.68%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.68%) Scala
17 1 (0.34%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 68 (23.05%) CISSP
2 40 (13.56%) CHECK Team Leader
2 40 (13.56%) CREST Certified
2 40 (13.56%) Security Cleared
3 38 (12.88%) CISM
4 30 (10.17%) SC Cleared
5 29 (9.83%) Degree
6 25 (8.47%) ISEB
7 24 (8.14%) CEH
8 22 (7.46%) ISTQB
9 21 (7.12%) OSCP
10 18 (6.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 17 (5.76%) GIAC
12 15 (5.08%) DV Cleared
13 12 (4.07%) CHECK Team Member
13 12 (4.07%) CLAS
13 12 (4.07%) GPEN
14 10 (3.39%) CISA
14 10 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
14 10 (3.39%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (23.39%) QA
2 43 (14.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (7.12%) PCI DSS
4 12 (4.07%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 2 (0.68%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (0.68%) RMADS
6 1 (0.34%) COBIT
6 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.34%) SDET
System Software
1 14 (4.75%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.36%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (1.36%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 32 (10.85%) Nessus
2 16 (5.42%) HP Fortify
3 9 (3.05%) WebInspect
4 5 (1.69%) OpenVAS
5 4 (1.36%) Nagios
5 4 (1.36%) Nmap
5 4 (1.36%) RSA Archer
5 4 (1.36%) SCCM
6 1 (0.34%) Ansible
6 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.34%) Puppet
6 1 (0.34%) WMI
Vendors
1 43 (14.58%) Microsoft
2 11 (3.73%) HP
2 11 (3.73%) Qualys
3 9 (3.05%) VMware
4 7 (2.37%) IBM
5 5 (1.69%) ATG
5 5 (1.69%) Veracode
6 4 (1.36%) Apple
6 4 (1.36%) ArcSight
6 4 (1.36%) Google
6 4 (1.36%) Juniper
6 4 (1.36%) LexisNexis
6 4 (1.36%) NetApp
6 4 (1.36%) Oracle
6 4 (1.36%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.36%) SAP
6 4 (1.36%) Sourcefire
6 4 (1.36%) Splunk
7 3 (1.02%) Cisco
7 3 (1.02%) Xamarin
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